How to Get Ready for a Pantry Challenge

How to Get Ready for a Pantry Challenge - hosted by Good Cheap Eats

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter. Got questions? I’ve got answers! Be sure to attend the Pantry Challenge Q&A on the Good Cheap Eats Facebook page Sunday July 6 at 5 pm PST.

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Making Homemade Pickles

Making homemade pickles - Ever wonder if you could make pickles yourself? If I can, you can. Or in other words, if I can can, you can can, too.

Ever wonder if you could make pickles yourself? If I can, you can. Or in other words, if I can can, you can can, too. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, […]

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Easy Side Dishes to Go with Your Weekend BBQ

BBQ Side Dishes

Need side dish inspiration for your weekend BBQ? Check out this compilation of EASY side dishes that your friends and family will love. As the weekend approaches, you might consult the grocery ads to see what’s on sale in terms of meats suitable for grilling. At my Ralphs, there’s lots of beef and hot dogs […]

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Time for a Pantry Challenge!

Want to save some money? Want to waste less food? Want to improve your shopping habits? Then a Pantry Challenge is for you!

Want to save some money? Want to waste less food? Want to improve your shopping habits? Then a Pantry Challenge is for you! I don’t know about you, but my freezers are packed to the gills. There is a lot of bulk grains stored there, but there’s also all kinds of randomness that needs to be used […]

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Olive Bruschetta and Elegant Afternoon Snacks

Olive Bruschetta and Elegant Afternoon Snacks

This post is sponsored by California Ripe Olives and Kitchen Play. This olive bruschetta is utter deliciousness! It’s the perfect summertime snack and a must-make for your next party. As I type, I’ve just returned from the airport where I dropped off my friend Amy. Amy is a wine blogger and world traveler. She was […]

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Enjoy Delicious Summer Desserts

Enjoy Delicious Summer Desserts - Summertime practically shouts for dessert. Make them healthier, make them yourself.

Summertime practically shouts for dessert. Make them healthier, make them yourself. I have wonderful memories of summer desserts. Whether it was the pie I helped my Gramma John bake in the basement kitchen or the pan of Scotcharoo Bars that Aunt Peg kept on her counter at all times, sweets are a necessary part of […]

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Our Meal Plan for the Week

Our Meal Plan for the Week - Create a meal plan so that mealtimes can happen inexpensively and easily.

Create a meal plan so that mealtimes can happen inexpensively and easily. Last week I printed out the GCE meal planning calendar. Instead of using it for a month, I used it for a 4×7 meal plan. I mapped out the week in breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. I think it just may have been the […]

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Frugal Pantry: Favorite Baking Ingredients

Frugal Pantry: Favorite Baking Ingredients

Having the right baking ingredients on hand makes home baking easier and helps you save money. Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So […]

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Cream Cheese and Nectarine Tart

Cream Cheese and Nectarine Tart - Enjoy the wonderful flavor of summer stone fruit in this cream cheese tart with nectarines.

Enjoy the wonderful flavor of summer stone fruit in this cream cheese tart with nectarines. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! […]

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Thoughts on Our Sugar Fast

Thoughts on Our Sugar Fast - Our family abstained from sugar for six weeks and lived to tell the tale.

Our family abstained from sugar for six weeks and lived to tell the tale. Oh, I am so behind the times. Yesterday I cleared out my inbox. It wasn’t that full, about 80 messages, but some of them were 18 months old! There were emails that I was holding on to until I had a […]

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